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In 2004, the United Way of the Bluegrass launched the Get on Board program to increase diversity on nonprofit boards in Central Kentucky. The class is led by community volunteers who are experts in fields of fundraising, finance, governance, and board service.


Since 2016, the Plantory has led the Get on Board training and the the program continues to be an initiative to strengthen the community through the cultivation of a widely diverse pool of candidates for greater nonprofit governing board effectiveness. 


Our next class will begin March 19, 2024 and run until April 30, 2024. The Application Deadline is March 1, 2024. Get On Board participants will meet weekly, on Tuesday evenings, from 6 -8 PM.  Over the course of the eight-week session, participants will learn about everything that a nonprofit board member needs to know, ranging from fiduciary responsibilities to how to run an effective meeting. Get on Board is free and a complimentary dinner is served at 5:30PM. Parking assistance and bus passes are available. 

So, what's stopping you from taking the next step to growing good in your community? Fill out our interest form here!


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All applications are due by  March 7th! 

Thank You To Our Sponsors

Fister Properties

Debra Hensley, State Farm Insurance

Bluegrass Elderlaw

LFUCG Councilmember James Brown

LFUCG Councilmember Kathy Plomin

Spires Strategies



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